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- to- work" legislation -- effectively busting up powerful labor unions. the state's republican lawmakers calling it a victory for workers -- that's not what the unions are saying. that story tonight at 5-30. >> but first -- 49ers running back brandon jacobs, suspended for his comments on instagram. now today -- we're hearing from his teammates about it for the first-time. i'll have the story after the break. you're on timeout leo! launchint some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof! some things will. u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male announcer ] now u-verse high speed internet has more speed options, reliability and ways to connect. rethink possible. a fresh-cut tri tip sirloin served wi
christian is in union square with the celebration there. >> hello. i am here. and you are being entertained by her revel highness, but we don't want you to be a rebel. join us in our abc 7 share your holiday drive drive. -- food drive. you can come down here where we are and make a donation. easiest way is text your donation to 80077 there are seven ways to give on our web site which is abc 7.com. but first, let me bring in her blaine johnson. hi, blaine. >> hi. >> with san francisco and marin food banks and why is it so important to help out in this cause? >> i want to emphasize one in four people, one in four, are at risk of hunger in san francisco and marin. donations make a world of difference. >> even in an area like ours there are people that are hungry and need help. >> it's surprising if r.and people think this is a wealthy area and people don't need help. the people we see in lines every day certainly tell a different story. >> they do. thank you. you're doing great work here. we've raised 10,000s skpdz we need more. help us. seven ways to gismt i'll be back with more a little bit
the east coast and gulf coast at least, for now. the longshoremen's union agreed today to extend its existing contract by another month. that word came after the union and shipping lines worked out a deal on royalty payments for unloading containers. the contract extension gives the two sides time to resolve their remaining issues. wall street finished the week with its fifth straight losing session. stocks have been falling as concern mounts that washington will fail to get a budget deal. the dow jones industrial average lost 158 points today, to close at 12,938. the nasdaq fell 25 points to close at 2,960. for the week, both the dow and the nasdaq fell 2%. sectarian tensions flared across iraq today as tens of thousands of sunnis staged mass protests against the shi-ite-led government. there were rallies in fallujah and ramadi, where protests already had erupted earlier this week. today, mosul, tikrit and samarra had demonstrations as well. protesters took to the streets waving flags and signs. they chanted slogans demanding fair treatment from the baghdad regime, and the release
francisco at union square this morning it is amy hollyfield. now, we are kicking off the share your holiday food drive to let you know how you can help others in need during this season. bring your food down to us at the stations, we will take it and donate it to the proper places. also, if you come down and meet us in person, there's some prizes, ravel -- raffle prizes. 5:30, santana row, union square and here at broadway plaza in walnut creek. >>> you at home can take part in the food drive-by calling: 1-877-525-3775 or text feed to 80077 to donate $10. we'll be going back to mike as well as amy hollyfield and katie marzullo. >>> we are continuing to follow breaking news from the south bay, truck plowed into an apartment here is a live picture of that pick-up truck, police on scene abc7 news was first to report, a child was sleeping in bed when that pick-up truck slammed into the room. she is at the hospital now and we'll stay on top of this for you. >>> vicious crime in east bay neighborhood. frightening scene neighbors encountered as they ran into the street to answer a cry for help. >>
francisco tradition kicked off last night in union square. last night marked the first night of hanukkah. with the lighting of a 25 foot mahogany menorah. a jewish hip-hop artist helped lead the celebration. the ceremony at union square is now in its 37th year. the holiday includes a present for each of the eight days of hanukkah. >> new this morning. it is the day many same-sex couples in washington state have been waiting for. it is the first day they could marry after the state's new voter-approved law allowing gay marriage took effect this week. hundreds of same-sex couples picked up their marriage licenses as early as thursday. and after the state's three-day waiting period, the earliest weddings took place was just after midnight. >> still ahead on kron four news weekend. tensions are rising in egypt once again as an opposition group calls for protests against the government. we'll have an update. >> and a tentative agreement has been reached with striking employees at the port of oakland. we'll have details on the new contract. forces in the country worked with the afghan mil
and right to protect marriage as a union of one man and one woman. we hope the supreme court will follow the precedent and respect the wishes of the representatives of the officials in congress. >> they did not say which of the ten same sex marriage cases on its docket it plans to take up. that news could come as early osmond. but whichever cases it chooses legal experts say this supreme court term is likely to have a profound influence on the future of same sex marriage. chip reed, cbs news the supreme court. >> a federal judge is considering whether to block california law banning conversion therapy aimed a making a guy minor become straight. she spends to issue a written ruling next week. the law takes affect january first. opponents who filed the lawsuit say the been a infringes on parents rights to provide psychological care for their children. >>> no sign of a breakthrough in efforts to avert the so called fiscal cliff. president obama took his case on the road today. he told people at a toy factory in pennsylvania he will insist on keeping tax rates where they are for middle incom
airlines approved a new labor contract. the union addressed -- announced results today saying 74% of the pilots voted to ratify the contract. pilots will pay pay raises and own 13% of the parent company, likely clearing the way with a merger with u.s. airway autos san francisco school officials invited america's toughest p1Ñ wria letter after denying them a chance to speak to their class in person. the sheriff happens to be in san francisco for a conference. he received a bundle of letters written in spanish from students that criticized his aggressive enforcement of immigration laws in phoenix. >> and i'm concerned about parents giving the wrong message to their kids. and even teacher asks schools. because this class had to be controlled by a teacher. >> arpio gained fame for making inmates wear pink under wear. >> fox con, parts supplier for apple is considering a u.s. expansion now that apple ceo said it will begin manufacturing products here in the united states. and housing employees and dorms have been working for unbearly long hours and apple has not revealed which produc
to the rain buckets in the bay area. there is more. we'll have the details after a break. ,, ,,,,,,,, union workers for the rale' grocery chain have ratified their new labor contract. the two-year deal includes and benefit concessions for t 7,000 workers, inclu >>> union workers for the raley's grocery chain have ratified their contract. the contract includes wage and benefits. the union went on strike before thanksgiving. it was the first strike in the chain's 77-year history. >>> berkeley police have a new cell phone warning tonight. they say thieves are approaching people and asking to borrow their phone to make an emergency call to a sick relative. when people hand over the phone, the thief takes off. police advise never lending a phone or even taking it out to give somebody the time. there's been a rash of thefts using that approach. >>> and there could be another tax hike on the horizon for california smokers. papers have been filed for a 2014 ballot initiative to increase the cigarette tax by another $1 a pack. that would raise about $800 million for the university of california syst
creatively. >> that's really the slap in the face. >> reporter: but the san jose police officers union questions the timing as the department faces low moral, a high homicide rate and a dwindling force. >> we have six officers leaving this week. bringing our force dwindling down to less and less every day. it's kind of odd timing that this would be the item that we reach out to residents on. >> reporter: tonight we asked some san jose residents what they thought about the mailer. >> i think they do an excellent job. i don't think they have anything to fear, really. >> do you think you will notice it? >> no i will probably just throw it away. >> if there is a concern. i think citizens just typically just complain without having to be prompted. >> reporter: on the flip side the auditor says if you want to compliment an officer you can do that by going to the san jose police department's home page. reporting live in san jose, maureen naylor, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> one oakland leader now speaking out about that deal announced yesterday to keep the police department out of federal receive
jose. oakland road, you'll notice there, allen rock head out towards the each bay aroun$&x/m union city. we're seeing rainfall. and as we pull out here, there are spotty sprinkles, showers, out towards san francisco up towards north bay we go. there is our radar beam. i'll let you know if our own radar will be tracking more rain over the wheekd i come back. ama? larry? >> thank you. we do have continuing coverage of the school tragedy. these are live pictures from newtown, connecticut. now, people are inside of the church gathering for a vigil to remember the victims. >> also, investigators looking into a massive fire destroying a fremont plant what. workers are being told sewed. >> michael finney is taking your questions on twitter and facebook and will answer them here live a little bit later, you can contact michael on facebook.com and on twitter. m finney. >> at 4:13, taking a look at friday afternoon commute. s directions. at the skyway in downtown san francisco, leftx,wjm to right heading towards bay bridge, and also, very, very slow heading southbound if you're heading towards th
for as many as 10,000 protestors. the bill would allow workers at union represented employers to opt out of paying dues even though the union would still bargain on their behalf. critics say it's a way to break the unions. >> if i'm being provided a service by a particular organization, i don't care if that's a club due or if it's something, then i should be paying for a service that's provided to me. >> supporters of the bill say it will attract businesses and bring more jobs to michigan. the republican governor is expected to sign it if it passes as expected. michigan has the highest percentage of union workers in the country. >>> there have been no public comments in the past couple of days about the "fiscal cliff" negotiations which may be a good sign. house speaker john boehner the president are the only parties negotiating right now and no details have leaked out. today congressional democrats will hold a press conference to urge republicans to preserve medicaid funding in the final deal. republicans say cutting entitlement benefits is necessary to curb the country's deficit. >> so
christmas eve. >> santa's here. >> reporter: santa had plenty of fans at union square tonight. and shoppers had plenty of entertainment to get in the spirit. as for numbers? maybe a mixed bag. deep discounts are showing up. 50, 60, even 70%. but many in the westfield mall were empty handed just starting to shop perhaps, or like this family, already finished. >> we're done. done. completely done. just getting to enjoy the next couple of days with all the family. >> reporter: what do you think of the crowds? >> not as bad as i thought they would be. >> we started at 8:30. >> reporter: this morning. start time for three friends still shopping at 8:30 p.m. >> we still have a couple more stores. >> reporter: not procrastinators, a strategic plan. >> stores are open longer. there's more sales. >> also you get more for your money. so i love it. >> reporter: holiday sales are forecast to rise about 4% this year. just shy of the 5% uptick seen each of the past two years. >> this year's entry is my ugly christmas sweater. >> reporter: of course some things are one of a kind. not found in stores. >> j
at the american geophysical union meeting in san francisco that the rover has uncovered hints of clay mirals. they're important because they hold clues about the martian climate and should help scientists figure out if surface conditions could've been favorable for life. >>> the use of drones in war zones has stirred global debate. now an east bay law enforcement agency is drawing fire for its plan to launch a drone in their community. >> we should not be rushing headlong into buying a drone before the safeguards are in place, before the county has decided it should get a drone. >> american civil liberties union spoke out against the drone plan today just before the alameda county board of supervisors took up the issue. the sheriff hopes to buy an unmanned aerial system or drone using a state grant. it has hd video and infrared capabilities. the sheriff says it would be used ford sent and rescue, natural disaster response and to pursue suspects. the aclish says it's worried about the big brother effect. >> we have nothing yet on paper that will bind the sheriff, impose written enforceable safeguar
from home to her school bus stop. >>> the union city woman convicted of killing nursing student michelle lee will be sentenced tomorrow. the sentence will require her to spend a minimum of 25 years in prison after an alameda county jury convicted her of first-degree murder. that was in october. the nursing student went missing in may of last year and then her body was found in a remote canyon. prosecutors say esteban killed her in a rage over esteban's ex-boyfriend. >> coming up, new developments in egypt. the changes the embattled president says he will make, but will it be enough to ease tensions? and people in south africa are worried about the health of former president nelson mandela a day after he is hospitalized. we will have the >>> san bernardino police are investigating the fatal shooting of a student by police. the officers were called to an off-campus dormatory about a disturbance. investigators say they confronted a male student in the dorm hallway and that he put up a fight. police say they shot him when they feared for their own safety. one officer was checked at
families. this is one of the spots where you can drop off items, union square in san francisco, beautiful tree there. we have a spot picked out for kristen and cheryl jennings. >> gorgeous, you can see it is not raining there now. live doppler tracking the storm hitting the bay area. meteorologist lisa argen will be back to tell us what to >>> good morning. a chilly, damp start. live doppler you can see we have showers around the bay the cold front hung up in the south bay colder air ushering in behind the system is bringing the light showers from the north bay into tiburon and richmond off the coast of the peninsula. further south wet weather from san jose to los gatos. if you are traveling no delays yet.arttv look at the eastern seaboard, the southeast from atlanta to northern florida looking kind of wet. you can see the front pushing through the rest of the bay. expect a few delays, give yourself extra time. it is going to be a chilly couple of days. >>> not going to stop the fun as we welcome folks to join us for our share your holiday food drive. >> it is in its 21st year. >> amy hol
here, santana row or union square in san francisco. we have four tickets to disneyland also oakland ballet nutcracker and 50 certificates valued at $125 each. come down, help me fill these empty barrels so we can have a great holiday season for everybody. >>> take part in the share your holiday food drive-by calling the number on your screen 1-877-525-3775 or text feed to 80077 to donate $10. >>> the pope sends his first tweet. what he's saying. >>> airline attendants are famous for being pleasant and friendly. why are some on one airline refusing to smile? >> this is a live look at the embarcadero, bay bridge, meteorologist lisa argen is tracking the storm. also update on your commute from sue. >>> good morning. we are waking to light showers around the bay area no airport delays. pretty stormy in parts of the southeast atlanta, northern florida and no delays yet. we are looking at some of the coldest air of the season headed our way. grab the heavier coat, high temperatures today only in the mid 50s, scattered showers throughout the day today. in fact, you are not seeing a shower
the union and hospitals broke down. and at one of the picket lines in berkeley that is where ktvu's cara liu joins us tonight. cara. >>> the picket line wrapped up out here earlier this afternoon but tonight a strike is very much still going on out here in berkeley. and at eight other hospitals across the bay area. >> 65, take aways for your project. more take aways than any contract. >> reporter: striking nurses outside of alta base summit in oakland. >> it is christmas eve but we wanted to show them that they need to take us back and negotiate our contract. >> reporter: replacement is expected for a second strike in san jose. regional medical center and good samaritan. >> union busting is disgusting. >> reporter: the california nurses association represents about 54,000 nurses at the nine hospitals, this is their eighth strike since negotiations began more than a year and a half ago. >> we have not talked about any raises. we just want to keep our contract as it is. >> reporter: key issues include health benefit, sick pay and staffing levels. >> take aways represent a major portion of what
of union supporters protested at the state capital. >> reporter: police clashed with union supporters who are angry over new legislation that makes michigan a "right to work" state. >> one of them grabbed me by the head and another sprayed me in the face. >> reporter: from the floor to the rafters inside the capital building, protestors shouted, shame on you, as michigan's republican-controlled house passed the bill. >> this is what democracy looks like! >> reporter: union members fear it will hurt wages and benefits and set a resident nationwide. >> cheap labor not even a living wage i'm sure. can you live on $10 an hour? >> reporter: the new law means public and private sector workers don't have to pay union dues, while getting union representation. backers say it creates more jobs and gives workers more freedom. >> it is the principle that people should not be forced to join a union or any organization if they do not wish to. >> reporter: the demonstration did not die down even after lawmakers passed the legislation. [ screaming ] >> reporter: protestors swarmed rick snyder's office b
the festival of lights. we'll take you live to union square on the first night of hanukkah. a lot of people out there. >>> and after some rain during the week, it's a beautiful saturday. what is ahead? leigh glaser is up next with the forecast. >> mike: the heisman trophy handed out today two quarterbacks and a middle linebacker your finalists. man ty -- manti taio, johnny manziel, and collin klein anxiously awaiting >> removing a whale carcass from a southern california beach will be left if to mother nature. the 40,000-pound whale washed up on a beach in malibu. the beach is privately owned and no government agency will take action to remove the carcass. the remains will stay until time and mother nature take their toll. >>> scientists in the antarctic will explore a portion of the planet cut off from the rest of the world for 500,000 years. they set up a camp at a remote area to search for ancient life. this is video from the expedition. crews will drill through two miles of ice to reach the lake below. scientist hope to find species that can teach them about the earth's past climate. >> wha
of oakland and its union. they have ratified a new four year contract. and it goes to the board for approval. the tentative agreement includes a 2 .5% cost of living raise. the workers went on a 24 hour strike that disrupted port operations. >>> it has been a brisk holiday shopping season this far and it's time to ship the gifts. fedex gearing up for its busiest day of the year. 19million packages are expected to be shipped. most of the increase in shipment is because of a jump in online holiday orders. >> that reminds me i have a lot to ship out. >>> president obama and house speaker john boehner met one on one yesterday. are they any closer to a deal on the fiscal cliff. >>> and dr. j's the center of the royal hoax break their silence. >>> and hoveling villagers -- and how villagers in india help rescue this massive elephant. this holiday, share everything. share "not even close." share "you owe me..." share "just right." the share everything plan. shareable data across 10 devices with unlimited talk and text. get a droid incredible 4g lte by htc for $49.99. forest officials and villags wo
locations, union square in san francisco. that's where dan and i will be. san tan uh row -- santana row in san jose. >> larry will be there. >> you can drop off food or cash donations anytime between 5:30 in the morning until 7:00 in the evening. >> if you can't make it to one of our sites, try it. you can call 1-877-525-3775. we will take your contribution over the phone or text the word feed to 80077 and donate $10 on your cell phone bill. it is a fun time of year and an important day. >> speaking of larry beil he is with us. >> tomorrow at broadway plaza we will do the donations and talk smith-kaepernick. we can do hours on that. and if you remember watching jason kidd while he was at cal, the jump shot was iffy. but he works at the craft. the kidd is king of new york. >>> good evening. the warriors will try to keep their perfect road trip going. it won't be easy facing the miami heat. jason kidd won the battle of new york for the knicks. the knickses and nets in oakland. they jumped out to an early 26-9 lead. joe johnson with three of his points. but they will claw his way back betw
the nfl takes a twist. we'll ask the players union what this means for the league and commissioner roger goodell. >>> and this is what it takes to complete the tallest building in north and south america. we'll go to lower manhattan, where the final piece of the new one world trade center is being assembled as we speak. that's ahead on "cbs this morning." morning." >> announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by citi price rewind. buy now, save later. wants that pink castle thing. and you really don't want to pay more than you have to. only citi price rewind automatically searches for the lowest price. and if it finds one, you get refunded the difference. just use your citi card and register your purchase online. have a super sparkly day! ok. [ male announcer ] now all you need is a magic carriage. citi price rewind. start saving at citi.com/pricerewind. ♪ [spider-man] we got this. ♪ ♪ [mom] this hero stuff is easy! [ female announcer ] over every holiday season your mouth has been snacking, gift stacking nutcracking and yellowing. because if
. >> hi eric, good morning. >> hi eric. we are here at union square having so much fun we've raised $1500 so far people are bringing groceries, money, there are seven ways for to you give. >> one is text, i did it this morning. type the number 80077 and the word feed and it is a $10 donation. you can do it too. >> fan out more on abc7news.com. we'll -- we'll be back to tell you more. >>> good morning. we are live from walnut creek festive atmosphere. if case you don't where we are broadway plaza look for the giant christmas tree. we've been here live since 4:30 this morning trying to raise awareness about hunger in the bay area. i know you want to give money or food. we've got goodies to give you this stuff from the food bank contra costa and solano county we have games for kids to play and our deejay. if that's not enough, abc7 is going to give away a few things, we are going to raffle off several prizes, we have three pairs of tickets to the san francisco ballet. if you donate $25 we'll put new a raffle for four ticket to disneyland. come down here to walnut creek we'll be here all day.
sze are in san francisco with more. >> hi eric, good morning. >> hi eric. we are here at union square having so much fun we've raised $1500 so far people are bringing groceries, money, there are seven ways for to you give. >> one is text, i did it this morning. type the number 80077 and the word feed and it is a $10 donation. you can do it too. >> fan out more on abc7news.com. we'll -- we'll be back to tell you more. >>> good morning. we are live from walnut creek festive atmosphere. if case you don't where we are broadway plaza look for the giant christmas tree. we've been here live since 4:30 this morning trying to raise awareness about hunger in the bay area. i know you want to give money or food. we've got goodies to give you this stuff from the food bank contra costa and solano county we have games for kids to play and our deejay. if that's not enough, abc7 is going to give away a few things, we are going to raffle off several prizes, we have three pairs of tickets to the san francisco ballet. if you donate $25 we'll put new a raffle for four ticket to disneyland. come down here
department, but the head of the police officer's union questioned the true source of the posting. >> if it was an off duty police officer driving the vehicle, the chief of police would have to make a determination about whether or not discipline is appropriate. >> he was out of town, but the vice president of the police commission points out this may never make it into a public arena. >> the commission can't look into it themselves until something is brought to them by the department or the occ. >> the internal affairs just launched the investigation today. the first job is to substantiate the actual person who posted that video and the comments. reporting live from the broadway tunnel in san francisco, alan wang, abc7 news. >> thank you. >>> we are learning more about yesterday's deadly shooting at that oregon mall. police say 22-year-old jacob tyler roberts made a bee line from his car through macy's wearing a mask, a bough lis assistings -- a ballistics vest and carrying a semiautomatic rifle. by the time he got to the food court he was already firing. he killed 54-year-old ci
by the internal affairs department, but the head of the police officer's union questioned the true source of the posting. >> if off dutys an off duty police officer driving the vehicle, the chief of police would have to make a determination about whether or not discipline is appropriate. >> he was out of town, but the vice president of the police commission points out this may never make it into a public arena. >> the commission can't look into it themselves until something is brought to them by the department or the occ. >> the internal affairs just launched the investigation today. the first job is to substantiate the actual person who posted that video and the comments. reporting live from the broadway tunnel in san francisco, alan wang, abc7 news. >> thank you. >>> we are learning more about yesterday's deadly shooting at that oregon mall. police say 22-year-old jacob ty made a roberts made a bee lie from his car through macy's wearing a mask, a bough lis assistings -- a vest and ca vest and carrying amiautomati semiautomatic rifle. by the time he got to the food court he was already
ground vaults in san francisco including one in union square in 2005 that sent a manhole cover into the air and injured a passerby. they suspended employees when they claimed to check equipment when they did not. >> a man is scheduled on to be in court today. steven reid died at monday at a hospital after he and his girlfriend were found tied up in the middle of the street. police believe they were victims of a brutal home invasions by a group of acquaint and in the vis it station valley neighborhood. one is suspected to be arraigned and three suspectings who are woman are to be at the hearing. >> a robbers hit pharmacies in dublin and pleasanton. this map shows the four stores the men targeted yesterday. in each case the robber handed over a note demanding prescription drugs and claiming to be armed. they think two or more people are working as a team. >> eric: a woman is recovering after falling into the bay off the embarcadero. it happened between waterfront restaurant and ferry building. she was quickly rescued and she appear to be intoxicated. the woman was taken to the ho
. >> american civil liberties union will ask organization of american states to investigate u.s. government for the way it treated convicted terrorist jose dill the aclu says he was -- jose little . the aclu says he was subjected to intimidation that amounted to torture. the watchdog group says the u.s. unfairly labeled padilla an enemy combatant. >>> new fbi report shows incidents of hate crime are going down, anti-gay violence is up. fbi says more than 6,000 hate crimes were reported to u.s. law enforcement last year, down 6% from the previous year. sexual orientation hate crimes went up to more than 1500 in 2011, increase of more than 2 1/2%. >>> in morning federal reserve has its eye on the fiscal live. new bonding program to support the economy. the plan is not a rescue option if there is no agreement on avoiding automatic tax hikes and spending cut nose deal. no outward progress between the white house and republicans now. >>> in morning the air force will conduct another test flight of new experimental space plane. the x-37b is being developed as an unmanned vehicle, engineers say it
have larry beil and michael finney at broadway plaza. and juf in union square is spence yir chris chichbl we'll start with you, spencer. hi. >> yes. i was arifg as you two were leaving as a matter of fact we had it covered all day. yes. we've had a successful day here. at union square with the food drive. there are ways you can help and seven ways you text the word feed to 80077 but you can go to our web site and find ways you can donate. one of our donors from tech gives back. this is knowa. tell us about -- first, thank you. tell us about tech gives back. >> sure. so tech gives back is a coalition of 30 start ups in the bay area, we're working to do clothing drives and food drives to help support local charities mostly in san francisco. >> and looks like you're having fun? >> yes. it's a success. >> it's going great. over 30 start ups including companies like comcast, khan academy. as far as we know it's the first time start ups throughout the bay area banded together to help give back during holiday season. >> thank you so much. we appreciate the effort. it's much needed. so on
line. it is the eighth strike since talks between the union and hospitals broke down. and at one of the picket lines in berkeley that is where ktvu's cara liu joins us tonight. cara. >>> the picket line wrapped up out here earlier this afternoon but tonight a strike is very much still going on out here in berkeley. and at eight other hospitals across the bay area. >> 65, take aways for your project. more take aways than any contract. >> reporter: striking nurses outside of alta base summit in oakland. >> it is christmas eve but we wanted to show them that they need to take us back and negotiate our contract. >> reporter: replacement is expected for a second strike in san jose. regional medical center and good samaritan. >> union busting is disgusting. >> reporter: the california nurses association represents about 54,000 nurses at the nine hospitals, this is their eighth strike since negotiations began more than a year and a half ago. >> we have not talked about any raises. we just want to keep our contract as it is. >> reporter: key issues include health benefit, sick pay and st
's office and the police union. whatever case may be, another young man here in san jose is dead. family and friends of the slain teenager washed cars to raise money for his funeral. 17-year-old daniel cap atillo was shot at his home near pacific avenue in a gang- related killing. >> i miss him so much. >> reporter: the murder is part of an overall increase in crime in the area. >> one homicide is too many. 43 is high. >> reporter: san jose mayor chuck reed says he doesn't know why the murder rate is up this year tying a 20 year high. >> we need to aggressively respond and our department does a great job of that. one of the best clearance rates of any police department in the country. and we'll bring the rate down again. >> reporter: he denied allegations from the police union that the rise in crime is as a result of pension reform measures pushed by the mayor. union officers say cutbacks, layoffs and the dismantling of the violent crimes enforcement team means officers are moving from call to call on shifts and cut down on pro-active policing. stops are down 100,000 since pension reform
are threatening to strike during one of the busiest times of the year. union members picketed at the port of oakland yesterday on behalf of nonunion workers who say they have been mistreated for trying to organize. one woman complained she was fired for complaining about working conditions. >> who is going to support me? i have to pay more rent. i have to pay my food. >> union members want airport contractor to address nonunion workers complaints. they also want a new contract and want both by december 17th or they may go on strike. >>> 4:34 right now. bart is giving military veterans a leg up. the board of directors approved a new hiring policy yesterday. it gives veterans a 5% chance over other perspective workers. veterans must have six months of active status and honorable discharge and they must also pass is a new exam. >>> survivors of the attack on pearl harbor will be honored today in alameda. today is the 71st anniversary of the tragedy that helped usher the united states into world war ii. it will include the arrival of veterans in world war ii for. it will shine from dusk until
were meeting tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. to decide what to do. >>> meantime, the union representing workers at the port of oakland says its members are freed to ratify a four yearcontract. the deal comes after more than 500 workers walked off the job last month. it includes a $3,500 signing bonus for each employee. the union says the next step is to provide it to the union of port commissioners for approval. >>> in washington state, at least one business owner wants to take advantage of the marijuana law for recreational use. a bar owner in olympia has a private room upstairs where cigarette smoking is allowed. with not many people showing up, frank is hoping pot smoking will improve his bottom line. >> i have no customers. to bring in another type of a person to come in my establishment it is plus for me. >> local lawmakers are trying to anticipate what federal authorities might do. among the options, the u.s. could sue the state and try to prevent legal marijuana growing or selling. or try to cut funding, similar to states in the 1980s, to raise the minimum drinking age. >>> men low park
extra early because of the wet roads, although, the traffic has no major problems and through union city traffic looks good. and highway 101, the peninsular that traffic looks good on 280 as well. let's go to steve. >>> a weak front is moving through, light rain, not a lot, just taking some spots for some rain and cold air is working its way in. 38 degrees and a little bit of snow up in the sierra. the better news is the snow is coming down, even though we are fitting slow levels. partly sun nip and breezy, -- sunny and breezy and we will look at scattered showers into marin county and mill valley some say the rain has stopped but it's cold up there. richmond san rafael bridge, right near the golden gate bridge, also san leandro, hayward, san lorenzo back to fremont back over to east pound heading towards that direction, a little into the santa cruz area and temperatures will continue to drop as the cold air works its way in. so some of that cold air will be working its way in am 15s on the temperatures with your view showing this pattern is here. >>> health officials are urging people i
, then moving south. here's a look at the scene, at san francisco's union square, was the wet weather didn't deter holiday shoppers. it is causing delays of up to 50 minutes at san francisco international airport. >>> in downtown alameda, people bundled up against the rain and chilly temperatures. we saw heavy showers throughout the afternoon. we have live team coverage tonight. we begin with matt keller, live in san jose. >> reporter: well, heather, 250 beds are available here at the james fbi cardo reception center in san jose. when it's cold and wet like today, all of them are taken. dozens more are given mats to sleep on. here's video of the line for the hot meal tonight. firefighters say the homeless population is especially vulnerable during these types of weather conditions. >> we're concerned about hypothermia and again, the cold weather can exacerbate existing health conditions. >> normally i'm downtown. i have a place to camp in a sleeping bag and i -- it's just the rain. the rain pushes us all inside, if you don't want to catch pneumonia. >> reporter: the firefighters say during
to the weekend. but the rain could not keep shoppers from hitting the stores today in union square in san francisco. people in downtown alameda brought out their hats and sweaters too. the east bay received heavy showers this afternoon and the streets were a little slick. in san jose workers in an emergency shelter say the beds have been filled every day this since cold weather began. dozens of homeless people are having to sleep on the floor tonight. firefighters are concerned about those outside suffering from hypothermia. south bay temperatures were 12 degrees below normal. mark tamayo has been tracking the weather system. you join us now with how much rain fell. it was chilly out there today. >> that was the main component of t . temperatures only in the low to mid 40s. rainfall took its time to get going but as you can see here, it did move through cause the entire bay area. rainfall totals were .20 of an inch. san jose, .14. as far as the cold temperatures, these are the highs from this afternoon. only in the 40s. 42 degrees in fairfield for the afternoon high. that would be an over
of a labor impasse/a. union workers are having a disagreement with hms host the company that runs concessions at the airport union says the company wants employees to pay lw insurance increases takÄp unpaid meal breaks and freeze wages for the rest of the contract. union workers plan to rally from noon to 6:00 this evening outside the airport terminals. >>> north korea says it has continue -- detain add american citizen after he confessed to unspecified crimes. they say he's from washington state and he is known as kenneth bay, a 44-year-old tour operator of korean descent. officials say the crimes were proven through evidence. media reports say he was taken into custody after entering the country in early november as part of a tour. >>> we are waiting new commentsqto>é from house speaker z cliff talks he's expected to speak in a little more than 10 minutes from now. thúká(>i- >>> good morning. they are worried about going over the fiscal cliff into a recession. yórñ house republican leaders postponed vote on legislation that would raise taxes on households earning more th
that could weaken the power of unions. [chanting] >> this is new video of the protesters this morning. the bill would make it voluntary for workers to join unions. they could not be forced to pay dues even though the union would still bargain on their behalf. >> you will have people that will be working right alongside you that will not have to pay union dues if you pay union dues but will still be able to get all of the benefits from being a union member. >> shouldn't people have the opportunity to say if they want to belong or not? and i think this could be good for economic development. >> democrats oppose the measure but republicans have a majority in the state legislature so the bill is expected to pass. this is a live look from the newschopper of some of the crowds that have gathered outside of the state capitol there in lancing, michigan. again, thousands of union members gathering to protest the so-called "right to work" legislation and that includes automakers, machinistens and others. a lot of -- machinists, a lot of support there. 23 states already have this right to work l
and the police union and as you said another young man is dead. >>> family and friends of the slain teenager washed cars to rain money for the funeral. 17-year-old daniel capetillo was shot near his home on pacific avenue in an apparent gang-related killing. >> he was a good kid. i miss him so much. >> reporter: neighbors say the murder is part of an overall increase of crime in the area. >> we have had a lot of break- ins and robberies, homicide, things you don't normally see around this time of year. >> one homicide is too many and 43 is quite high. >> reporter: san jose mayor chuck reed says he doesn't know why the murder rate is so high tying a 20 year high. >> we need to respond and our department has one of the best clearance rates of any police department in the country. and we will bring the rate down again. >> reporter: he denied allegations from the police union that the rise in crime is a direct result of pension reform measures pushed by the mayor. union officers say cutbacks, layoffs and dismantling the a crime team means officers are moving from call to call during shifts and c
and hearing is scheduled for december 20th joovlt after 16 most tentative agreement reached between the union and port of oakland. port workers without a contract for nearly a year and a half now. details will be released on wednesday. we will of course pass them along. >>> let's go back to the weather coverage now. napa creek often overflows causing major flooding problems when it rinse like this weekend although not this time. perhaps not any more either thanks to the city flood protection plan. of wayne has the story. >>reporter: when high water come to napa people know the drill. >> flood warning come we pray a little bit. drill take everything out of the basement. everything off the bottom shelves. >>reporter: so what is wrong with this picture. sand bag or the need for them? >> well we would probably be standing in mud and big mess. >>reporter: as the water rose in napa last weekend plenty of residents expected another scene like 2005. when napa creek overflowed its banks. this time it didn't. thanks mostly to 35 million dollar federally funded bipass project by the army corp
and union advocates. reminiscent of the union demonstrations in wisconsin some months back, this was the scene at the michigan state capitol , while the vote was being taken today. the bills 'limit' workers rights to strike and to picket. also. membership and paying dues into the union, would not be a condition of employment. several protesters were arrested after police say, they tried to rush into secure areas of the building, and were lying on the floor. >>pam: same-sex couples line up in washington state. to apply for marriage licenses. that's because, as of 12:01 this morning, same-sex marriage became legal in the state. more than 200 couples were lined up at the county courthouse in seattle. a couple that had been together for 35-years, were first in line. >> "to be number one is really humbling, you know, because i think of all the people who have worked very hard and looked forward to this day. and to be here, i hope they realize, we're just a symbol and all of them are right behind us." >>pam: it will be three more days until they are technically married in the eye
. >>> the union city woman convicted of killing nursing student michelle lee will be sentenced tomorrow. the sentence will require her to spend a minimum of 25 years in prison after an alameda county jury convicted her of first-degree murder. that was in october. the nursing student went missing in may of last year and then her body was found in a remote canyon. prosecutors say esteban killed her in a rage over esteban's ex-boyfriend. >> coming up, new developments in egypt. the changes the embattled president says he will make, but will it be enough to ease tensions? and people in south africa are worried about the health of former president nelson mandela he has been >>> san bernardino police are investigating the fatal shooting of a student by state california police. the officers were called to an off-campus dormatory about a disturbance. investigators say they confronted a male student in the dorm hallway and that he put up a fight. police say they shot him when they feared for their own safety. one officer was checked at a hospital for nonlife-threatening injuries. >>> and an amer
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